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Unit 4: Nationalism, Industrialism, and Imperialism

Lesson C: European Division of the African Continent

Activator: 19th Century Imperialism

Directions: Select each continent to preview some of the events from this time period.


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Written Activity - Notebook

In your notebook, respond to the following questions:

  • What patterns do you see emerging from these maps and the images?
  • Which conclusions can you draw about how Europeans sought to increase their power and influence around the world? Explain.
  • How do you think European influence around the world impacted non-European countries?